Safe Medications During Pregnancy

Today, there is much discussion and controversy about the use of medication during pregnancy and breastfeeding. We advocate not taking medication unless absolutely necessary. Be sure and speak with a pharmacist if you have any questions regarding any medication, especially if there are combinations of drugs in one medication. If you're breastfeeding, our lacation specialists also have information on the safety of various medications.

Occasionally, during your pregnancy you may experience an ache or a pain, a cold or flu, or indigestion or heartburn. If your symptoms are severe enough, you may find it necessary to take an over-the-counter medicine (one that is available at the drug store without a prescription). Below are some suggestions for common problems.